Missing elderly Appling woman found

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 4:56 PM
Last updated 5:32 PM
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An elderly Appling woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s is reported missing

Effie Lou Parks, who lives at 7161 Story Drive, was last seen by a neighbor on Terrace Drive around 8:10 a.m., according to a release by the Columbia County Emergency & Operations Division. Parks, 80, is 5 foot 6, 160 pounds.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact Columbia County Sheriff’s Office at 9-1-1 or call (706) 541-2800.

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Drain Bamage
Drain Bamage 08/23/12 - 05:26 pm
Effie Parks

She has been located. She is fine. EMS checked her out and sent her home with her relatives.

Tots 08/23/12 - 06:16 pm

now that's the best news i've heard in days..I'm glad she was found safe and returned to her family...

itsanotherday1 08/23/12 - 06:50 pm
Yep Tots, happy news for a

Yep Tots, happy news for a change. It is uplifting to see things that turn out good considering all the negative stuff we hear every day.

Alzheimers is a terrible disease that I hope we find a preventive for some day. My heart goes out to anyone dealing with a family member who has it.

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